Filed Under (LG Android Phones, LG Phone Problem and Solution, LG Thrill 4G) by lg-phones on 16-11-2011

This article is for someone who want to update their LG Thrill 4G to the Android 2.3 Gingerbread. I did notice there is a video guide but a text step by step might be useful for some. LG Android Phones


How to install Android 2.3 Gingerbread on LG Thrill 4G Steps:

  1. Root your LG Thrill 4G (AT&T LG Thrill 4G Root!), install rom manager from market, start rom manager and press install clockworkmod
  2. Download and place AcuraTeam Ginger Rom on internal sdcard
  3. Install LG Flash Tool and LG USB Drivers
  4. Remove the battery sim and sdcard from your phone
  5. Hold volume + button while plugging in phone (keep holding volume + until phone is recognized)
  6. When asked for location of drivers choose the correct location (this will ask twice) Should be C:\Program Files\LG Electronics\LG Android Driver
  7. Right click on My Computer and select manage
  8. Click on device manager
  9. Click on ports and then right click on the phone port and select properties
  10. Click on tab for ports settings and click on advanced
  11. Change port to 41 and click ok
  12. Unplug your LG Thrill 4G from computer
  13. Run LG Flash tool by selecting the alternate .exe file
  14. Select the appropriate .dll file and select the appropriate .fls file for the S/W, select the USB button for connection mode, click ok
  15. Select the picture up top that looks like a printer cable and select port 1, click OK
  16. Click on the yellow arrow up top and make sure port 1 says ready
  17. While holding your volume + button, plug in your usb cable and hold volume + until port 1 shows some activity
  18. Process should run until 22% and then say failed. Choose the red circle with a minus sign to exit.
  19. Unplug USB from phone and insert battery, sim, and sd card.
  20. Boot phone and after booted power down.
  21. Boot into CWM recovery and wipe data/factory reset, wipe dalvik cache, install zip from sdcard, choose zip from internal sdcard, select Acura Rom. Reboot system and enjoy.  LG Phone Problem and Solution

Hopefully this simplifies things for those of you that are trying to get Gingerbread installed on the LG Thrill 4GLG-Thrill-4G info



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IzeBerg on 28 December, 2011 at 5:38 pm #

is this method any different than the flashing of the official kdz? Will it still lose reception from the stock 2.2?

Carmaine on 6 January, 2012 at 6:42 pm #

Hi everyone, I was using a Thrill 4G (LGP925) until I flashed the phone with the firmware V21B_00.kdz Everything went fine, I followed the instructions, there were no connection problems. The program itself told me it completed the process and that close option was available. My phone is eternally in a loading screen with the LG logo and a design and it looks like it is loading but it isn’t. It stayed like that for 15 minutes until I removed the battery. It happens the same all the time. It looks like it could charge the battery. I am not living in the US so I am not using AT&Ts network so I needed the Gingerbread update for the battery. I am reading and reading and I cannot find a solution to my problem. I do not know what went terribly wrong. I do not know what to do, I need your help. Thanks in advance…

IzeBerg on 9 January, 2012 at 7:29 pm #

Carmaine, go to xda developers and ask them. also check out this it might have some info on how to fix your phone.

I do not recommend for anyone to follow this method and the links are dead anyway.

Alex on 11 January, 2012 at 9:38 am #

The link to the flash tool is broken. Is there an alternate source for this tool?

lg-phones on 11 January, 2012 at 9:53 pm #

All links have been refreshed, try again please.

Andres on 20 January, 2012 at 8:44 am #

The acurateam ginger rom link is broken, can i download it from someplace else? thx.

lg-phones on 20 January, 2012 at 8:33 pm #

ROM GINGER 2.3.5 ACURATEAM V2 download:

Phu on 27 January, 2012 at 2:41 am #

The rom is not letting my phone connect to my ATT network.

Jean Paul Herrera on 21 February, 2012 at 3:22 pm #

Someone could make all the steps?
the result was satisfactory? the cellphone still works 100%
the 3D camera and all its functions are running at 100% or better than before?

Brian on 16 March, 2012 at 11:07 am #

I am having an issue getting flash tool to say ready in port 1. Did I miss something?

Hector Ortiz on 13 April, 2012 at 4:55 am #

hello … I have a LG Thrill 4G (P925) and let me know if I can try to update with the files that are above. Because look at the video of the process and found that some of the steps appears to select the port CDMA. not create conflicts? Thank you.

kike lpz on 18 September, 2012 at 5:50 pm #

Thanks god for create this people, this is great i just follow this instruction and its realy works, e estado mas de un dia intentando diferentes metodos y ninguno funciono hasta que utilize este recomendado.

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